OPTIONS XII for the Control of Influenza: Early bird registration extended

OPTIONS for the Control of Influenza is a global scientific meeting with a dedicated focus on influenza. OPTIONS XII will be held in Brisbane from Sunday 29 September to Wednesday 2 October 2024.

Highlights of this year’s conference include focuses on:

  • Pacific Island and First Nations health
  • interdisciplinary science
  • knowledge exchange and networking
  • policy and advocacy.

Submissions for late breaking orals and posters are open until 11 July 2024.
Early bird registrations have been extended to 30 June 2024.

Learn more about OPTIONS XII and abstract submission on the OPTIONS XII website. 


Department of Health and Aged Care: 2024 flu season and respiratory illnesses webinar recording available

A recording of the Australian Government Health Department’s 3 May webinar on the 2024 flu season and respiratory illnesses is now available to view.

The webinar was presented by Professor Paul Kelly (Head of the interim Australian Centre for Disease Control) and Professor Nigel Crawford.

The webinar is for vaccine providers, including:

  • general practitioners
  • फार्मेसियों
  • primary care nurses
  • allied health professionals.

Department of Health and Aged Care: 2024 flu season and respiratory illnesses webinar


Immunisation Coalition: RSV update webinar

The Immunisation Coalition will hold its RSV update webinar on 26 June, from 6:00 pm (AEST).

The webinar will be moderated by Dr Andrew Minton and features Dr Gemma Saravanos as speaker. 

Learn more and register on the Immunisation Coalition’s event page. 


OPTIONS XII for the Control of Influenza: Late breaking abstract submissions open

OPTIONS for the Control of Influenza is a global scientific meeting with a dedicated focus on influenza. OPTIONS XII will be held in Brisbane from Sunday 29 September to Wednesday 2 October 2024. 

Highlights of this year’s conference include focuses on:

  • Pacific Island and First Nations health 
  • Interdisciplinary science 
  • Knowledge exchange and networking 
  • Policy and advocacy. 

Submissions for late breaking orals and posters are open until 11 July 2024.
Earlybird registrations are open until 13 June 2024. 

Learn more about OPTIONS XII and abstract submission on the OPTIONS XII website. 


A course in Vaccinology and Immunisation Science

Registration is now open for an eight-part course on vaccinology, presented by the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, द टीकाकरण अनुसंधान और निगरानी के लिए राष्ट्रीय केंद्र (एनसीआईआरएस) और यह Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI).

A course in Vaccinology and Immunisation Science will be delivered fortnightly in 1.5 hour sessions online, presented by world-leading Australian and international experts. Topics are as follows:

  1. 5 June – Immunology & Modern Vaccine Design
  2. 19 June – Vaccine Evaluation: Clinical Trials & Real World Evidence
  3. 3 July – Economics & Regulation
  4. 17 July – Role of Industry 
  5. 31 July – Immunisation Program Advice and Delivery 
  6. 14 August – Immunisation Effectiveness Evaluation 
  7. 28 August – Vaccine Safety, Confidence and Hesitancy 
  8. 11 September – The Future 

Read more and register on the a course in Vaccinology and Immunisation Science website. 


Immunisation Coalition: 2024 COVID-19 webinar

On Tuesday 14 May, the Immunisation Coalition will hold its annual update on COVID-19 in Australia for GPs, immunisation nurses, pharmacists and other immunisation professionals. 

The webinar will feature Prof Gary Grohmann as a speaker, and will be moderated by Dr Andrew Minton. 

For more details and to register, visit the Immunisation Coalition event page. 

एमवीईसी: कोविड-19


Communicable Diseases & Immunisation Conference 2024

This year’s Communicable Diseases & Immunisation Conference (CDIC) will be held in Brisbane from Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 June 2024.

This year's conference theme is ‘Protecting Communities: empowering health through Disease Control and Immunisation’.

Earlybird registration closes on Friday 26 April 2024.

Learn more and register on the CDIC website.


Reminder: Victorian regional immunisation providers have the chance to win free registration for the upcoming CVU mini!

MVEC is offering regional immunisation providers from Victoria the opportunity to win free registration for the 21 June CVU mini on RSV preventative therapies – competition closes Monday 29 April 2024. 

Complete this छोटा सर्वेक्षण to go in the running. 

Learn more about the CVU mini on our event page.


Immunisation Coalition: 2024 Annual Immunisation Forum

The मैंmmunisation Coalition will be hosting their 8th Annual Immunisation Forum on 14 June 2024 in Brisbane. 

The free, full-day event for immunisation specialists can be attended in person or via Zoom. The event will explore topics such as aged care, new vaccines for older people, adjuvanted vaccines, vaccinations in primary care and pharmacy, managing vaccine hesitancy and targeting at-risk populations. 

Learn more and register on the event page:
Immunisation Coalition: 2024 Annual Immunisation Forum 


CVU mini: Register now

Registration is now open for the upcoming MVEC CVU mini.

The CVU mini will focus on RSV preventative therapies. 

विवरण
When: Friday 21 June 2024
Where: The Royal Children’s Hospital, Parkville 

This half-day, face-to-face event offers healthcare professionals the opportunity to hear from leading experts on the latest in RSV prevention. 

Learn more and register on our event page. 

Read about RSV on the एमवीईसी: रेस्पिरेटरी सिंकाइटियल वायरस (आरएसवी) संदर्भ पृष्ठ।